3D printed maps: 10 eye-catching examples


This terrain map of Louisville, Kentucky was designed using the Society for Printable Geography. Simply go to the site, type in your location, and it will generate a printable geographic map using the size of the iPhone as parameters. It takes about a minute to generate, and then you can order the prints through Shapeways or Sculpteo.

Image: Society for Printable Geography

By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.